By Gene Andrew Jarrett

via a sequence of essays that discover the varieties, subject matters, genres, ancient contexts, significant authors, and newest severe methods, A spouse to African American Literature provides a entire chronological evaluate of African American literature from the eighteenth century to the fashionable day

  • Examines African American literature from its earliest origins, throughout the upward push of antislavery literature within the many years best into the Civil conflict, to the fashionable improvement of latest African American cultural media, literary aesthetics, and political ideologies
  • Addresses the most recent severe and scholarly techniques to African American literature
  • Features essays by way of major confirmed literary students in addition to more recent voices

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